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establish
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The Giver
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as in: establish the company as a leader Define
cause long-term acceptance, reputation, or success
  • Though Jonas had only become a Five the year that they acquired Lily and learned her name, he remembered the excitement, the conversations at home, wondering about her: how she would look, who she would be, how she would fit into their established family unit.
    p.13.0

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  • She got a job with an established firm.
  • "As used in line 24, "rule" most nearly refers to an "established habit".

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as in: establish a positive tone. Define
create or start
as in: establish that there is a need Define
show or determine (cause to be recognized or figure out)
as in: establish the company as a leader Define
cause long-term acceptance, reputation, or success
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